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Uppu Undrallu Recipe - Rice Rava Undrallu Recipe

How to Make Undrallu Recipe with step by step photos and video. A traditional Andhra steamed dumplings recipe for Vinayaka Chaviti or Ganesh Chaturthi
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Soaking Time30 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Andhra, South Indian
Keyword: authentic, Indian Food, Traditional
Servings: 10 dumplings
Calories: 40kcal
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 1/2 cup Rice Rava / Broken Raw Rice see notes
  • 1.5 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Chana Dal
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the chana dal in water for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat a teaspoon of ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add the cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add the soaked chana dal and fry for a minute.
  • Now add water (1 and 1/2 cups) and let it come to a boil.
  • Add rice rava and salt to it and mix well.
  • Cover it with a lid and let it cook completely on a low flame.
  • Turn off the flame and leave it aside to cool down a bit.
  • Grease your hands and take a small portion out of the mixture.
  • Shape it into round shape ball. Arrange them on a greased idli plate or steamer plate.
  • Steam cook them on a high flame for 10 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame and let them cool.
  • Serve with chutney or sambar.



To prepare the homemade rice rava, wash and soak the raw rice for 15 minutes. Drain it completely and spread on a paper or cloth to dry them completely. Coarsely grind the rice in a mixer and then sieve it.


Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 14mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.2mg